Camp Newington Program Leader

Newington, NH 03801, USA Req #1512
Thursday, February 15, 2024

Camp Program Leader


YMCA Camp Newington, in Newington NH is seeking a Program Leader for the summer 2024 season! If you are looking for a fulfilling summer job where you can support others in your community, gain valuable management experience and cultivate positive culture change – this is the opportunity for YOU!


Our camp, a traditional day camp serves youth ages 5-12 while coaching campers to build relationships, try new things, make memories, and ensure camper safety all while having fun and acting as positive role models. We strive to build supportive and empowering teams to help all team members show up as their best and most authentic selves, so that you can learn, grow and thrive during your tenure at the Y.


The Program Leader plans, implements and leads a specialty program area effectively and safely. They are responsible for the youth in their program area and collaborating with all levels of camp staff to carry out developmentally appropriate activities.


Program Specialists needed for the following areas: Outdoor Education, Arts and Crafts, Sports & Preforming Arts


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate and supervise a fun and developmentally engaging environment and activities through appropriate techniques
  • Develop and enforce specialty activity and equipment use guidelines
  • Provide ongoing camper programming; support theme days and rainy days
  • Build positive nurturing relationships with campers
  • Build cooperative relationships with coworkers and supervisors
  • Engage with campers in a way that fosters Character building
  • Uphold the YMCA values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Courage



  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a day camp environment preferred
  • Background and/or education in recreation/physical education preferred
  • Applicable certifications for specialty area
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Possess strong organizational and group management skills
  • Must be available to attend camp trainings before and throughout camp season
  • Able to bring a patient, caring, responsible, flexible and positive attitude to work


Position Specifics:

  • Camp season runs 06/17/2024 through 08/23/2024 and must be able to work most of the camp weeks
  • Pay range $14 - $16hr depending upon experience


Year-round employment opportunities are available with the YMCA. We encourage you to join our dynamic summer team, and support youth in creating a great summer camp experience!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
Location on Google Maps
  • Newington, NH 03801, USA